Sevatec Inc.

  • UX Designer - Senior

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 4:26 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1412
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sevatec, Inc. is looking for a talented senior-level User Experience Subject Matter Expert (UX-SME) to add to their dynamic team supporting a highly visible federal contract. The objective of User Experience support is to provide a complete user experience with a clean intuitive design to internal and external web and mobile applications across a myriad of devices. The UI and UX shall be in compliance with standards as identified by the Government.

    Responsibilities

    • Serve as an expert consultant by creating interaction design, copy, and visual design for usability and web design best practices.
    • Understand, capture, and incorporate user perspectives into journey maps and all design elements
    • Extend and understand the user experience beyond the software application
    • Ensure the design meets Section 508 Accessibility standards as required by the Federal Government, the Department of Homeland Security, and the United States Citizenship & Immigration Service.
    • Provide consultation and support services for developing all applications following a mobile-first development strategy using Responsive Web Design best practices.
    • Develop UI designs in accordance with the USCIS design template and coordinate design strategies with developers and business lines for systems planning and implementation for all new and legacy applications. 
    • Work with information architects, content strategists, technologists, design team and UI/web design experts to create clean page layouts and intuitive interfaces providing extraordinary user experiences.
    • Develop strategies and tactics for projects including websites, intranets, mobile applications etc.
    • Create documentation that establishes the vision for the project and can be used to guide decisions throughout the project lifecycle
    • Create client-facing deliverables including user personas, sitemaps, wireframes, usability audits, heuristic evaluations, usability testing reports, user scenarios, flows, and prototypes
    • Create compelling interactions and experiences that support desired user behaviors

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of related experience.
    • 5+ years of experience in UX design, UX strategy, and usability research and testing
    • Experience with creating personas, journey maps, and presenting results of user research
    • Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, and/or Backbone
    • Experience delivering software products that work across the range of browsers and platforms
    • Experience designing for modern CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap to deliver responsive, mobile aware products
    • Understanding of 508 Accessibility standards.
    • Excellent understanding of the life cycle process of website development (discovery, planning, design, requirements, coding, testing, and user testing and evaluation)
    • Experience with web design using (Adobe Creative Suite Web Premium, Sublime Text, Atom, etc…)
    • Excellent communication and writing skills (ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience).

       

    Security Clearance:  Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability Clearance. 

     

     

     

    EEO Statement: Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

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